WorldCat Identities

Johnson, Angela 1961-

Overview
Works: 140 works in 464 publications in 4 languages and 45,826 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Poetry  Young adult works  Picture books  Baseball stories 
Roles: Author, Performer, Composer
Classifications: PZ7.J629, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Angela Johnson
The first part last by Angela Johnson( Book )

30 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bobby's carefree teenage life changes forever when he becomes a father and must care for his adored baby daughter
Heaven by Angela Johnson( Book )

23 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and Japanese and held by 3,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At fourteen, Marley knows she has Momma's hands and Pops's love for ice cream, that her brother doesn't get on her nerves too much, and that Uncle Jack is a big mystery. But Marley doesn't know all she thinks she does, because she doesn't know the truth. And when the truth comes down with the rain one stormy summer afternoon, it changes everything. It turns Momma and Pops into liars. It makes her brother a stranger and Uncle Jack an even bigger mystery. All of a sudden, Marley doesn't know who she is anymore and can only turn to the family she no longer trusts to find out
Bird by Angela Johnson( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 2,568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Devastated by the loss of a second father, thirteen-year-old Bird follows her stepfather from Cleveland to Alabama in hopes of convincing him to come home, and along the way helps two boys cope with their difficulties
When I am old with you by Angela Johnson( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 2,082 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A child imagines being old with Grandaddy and joining him in such activities as playing cards all day, visiting the ocean, and eating bacon on the porch
Toning the sweep by Angela Johnson( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 2,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a visit to her grandmother Ola, who is dying of cancer in her house in the desert, fourteen-year-old Emmie hears many stories about the past and her family history and comes to a better understanding of relatives both dead and living. The videotaping is Ola's idea--Ola, Emmie's grandma who lives in the California desert is dying of cancer. Emmie and her mother have come to "the dry" to pack up Ola's house and take her back to a hospital in Cleveland. As Emmie starts photographing Ola's friends, she learns about her family history and their heritage. As Ola is sped off to heaven, life below is revered and celebrated
Julius by Angela Johnson( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 1,802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maya and Julius, the pig her grandfather brings her from Alaska, learn about fun and sharing together. When Maya's grandfather comes for a visit, he brings a surprise in a crate-something, he says, to teach her "fun and sharing". Maya hopes it's a horse or a big brother. But instead it's Julius, a big, cool pig. Maya's parents see Julius as a slob, but Maya herself sees another Julius altogether. She sees a playmate, a protector, and sharer in all that's magical and wild
Tell me a story, Mama by Angela Johnson( Book )

14 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 1,580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl and her mother remember together all the girl's favorite stories about her mother's childhood
All different now : Juneteenth, the first day of freedom by Angela Johnson( Book )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1865, members of a family start their day as slaves, working in a Texas cotton field, and end it celebrating their freedom on what came to be known as Juneteenth
A sweet smell of roses by Angela Johnson( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stirring yet jubilant glimpse of the youth involvement that played an invaluable role in the Civil Rights movement
I dream of trains by Angela Johnson( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Japanese and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The son of a sharecropper dreams of leaving Mississippi on a train with the legendary engineer Casey Jones
Lily Brown's paintings by Angela Johnson( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,094 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Lily Brown paints, she imagines all sorts of fantastic things in the scenes that she sees every day
The other side : Shorter poems by Angela Johnson( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems reminiscent of growing up as an African-American girl in Shorter, Alabama
One of three by Angela Johnson( Book )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of candid reflections by the youngest of three sisters on her daily relationships with her older sisters and family
A cool moonlight by Angela Johnson( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine-year-old Lila, born with xeroderma pigmentosum, a skin disease that make her sensitive to sunlight, makes secret plans to feel the sun's rays on her tenth birthday
Do like Kyla by Angela Johnson( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little girl imitates her big sister Kyla all day, until in the evening Kyla imitates her
Just like Josh Gibson by Angela Johnson( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl's grandmother tells her of her love for baseball and the day they let her play in the game even though she was a girl
The leaving morning by Angela Johnson( Book )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the leaving morning, a child watches for the moving men, has a cup of cocoa in the deli across the street, and leaves lip marks on the window of the apartment before departing for the new home
Violet's music by Angela Johnson( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 936 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the days she banged her rattle in the crib, Violet has been looking for friends to share her love of music
Sweet, hereafter by Angela Johnson( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweet leaves her family and goes to live in a cabin in the woods with the quiet but understanding Curtis, to whom she feels intensely connected, just as he is called back to serve again in Iraq
 
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Alternative Names
Angela Johnson Amerikaans schrijfster

Angela Johnson amerikansk författare

Angela Johnson amerikansk skribent

Johnson, A.

Анджела Джонсон

آنجلا جانسون نویسنده آمریکایی

أنجيلا جونسون

존슨, 안젤라

ジョンソン, アンジェラ

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HeavenBirdWhen I am old with youToning the sweepJuliusTell me a story, MamaA sweet smell of rosesI dream of trains